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Exochorda racemosa/Pearlbush

Exochorda racemosa / Exochorda racemosa
Large mature tree form of the pearlbush
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Large mature tree form of the pearlbush

Close-up image of the white flowers and foliage

Pearly-white flowers

Large specimen in spring bloom

Close-up of spring flowers

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Scientific Name: Exochorda racemosa
Common Name: Pearlbush
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: It has pearl shaped flower buds, numberous white flowers in spring, is heat tolerant and has drought tolerance. Pearl bush is spectacular in flower in spring, but is just so-so the remainder of the year. Prune after flowering to make plant appear more tidy.